Editing Audio with Audacity

The Learning Dispatch

Editing audio is a fairly straightforward process, especially when you have excellent (not to mention free!) tools like Audacity at your disposal. or later) Audacity (free download here ) An audio file (Audacity natively supports major formats like WAV , AIFF , MP3, and OGG.



E-Learning Provocateur

My favourite is Audacity. Oh, yes, it’s free! Are you looking for a good audio recorder/editor? I’ve got the Beta version (1.3.5), and it works very well for me.

Best Practices for Voice-Over


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Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

It seems like every time you blink, another free tool becomes available to help you create online learning resources. One of them is Udemy – a web-based platform that enables anyone to create and deliver online courses for free. Feel free to share these links with your friends.

It’s Not Too Late! How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

Visual Lounge

Luckily there is a free method to make your track easier on the ears. The Free Way – Audacity. In this economy who wouldn’t take the free option when available? If you aren’t looking to invest in high-end audio software, Audacity is a free piece of software created and maintained by a community of programmers and audio experts. More on that later… Here’s how it works: Noise Removal Audacity – Create, Discover and Share GIFs on Gfycat.

ELO Conference Resources

Kapp Notes

GoAnimate: 14 Day Free Trial: https://goanimate.com/. Audacity: Free Download: [link]. Basic Steps for Saving an Audacity File from Karl Kapp. Here are resources for the March 7th workshop. We’ll cover a variety of products in our Maker Faire.

16 Free Tools to Create Media for Learning

Take an e-Learning Break

In thiscomplimentary webinar, learn about 16 different free tools that can help youwith your media creation and revision. Tools covered will include: • JayCut • Video Spin • The Aviary Suite of Tools • Audacity • GIMP • Jing • Kuler • Inkscape • More Thepresenter will show all 16 tools and give a brief description on how they canbe leveraged to create professional-quality assets for your online trainingcourses

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Also, here’s a link to the 200 free rapid elearning tutorials I posted a while back. Audacity : free open source audio recording and editing software. Creative Commons audio : good sites to get free audio for your courses. dafont.com : free and inexpensive fonts.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Audio Editing + Audacity

The E-Learning Curve

Previously in this series of E-Learning Curve Blog posts about Podcasting for E-Learning, I discussed downloading and installing the open source audio editor called Audacity.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface

The E-Learning Curve

In my previous post , I discussed interface metaphors, and showed a video example of the process behind the analog tape-editing metaphor used by most media editing tools - including Audacity. Figure 1 shows the primary menu options and functions of Audacity.

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

Audacity. Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio. Guest post by Robert Morris. The upswing of the eLearning industry is showing no signs of slowing down.

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Today I want to share some free or inexpensive ways to work with the audio in your elearning courses. Audacity. I’ve mentioned Audacity before. It’s an audio editor that is free and easy to use for beginners. It’s also free, which is a big plus. Free Music Archive.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Because none of the off-the-shelf eLearning development tools are great at recording and editing audio files (they'll do the job of course, but they're lacking a lot of essential audio editing options that you'll find in more robust audio software), consider recording your audio externally in tools such as  Audacity , a free and really powerful. Please feel free to share your thoughts via comments or email me directly at ksiegel@iconlogic.com.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

While there are many excellent commercial, free-to-use, and open source audio editing applications applications available, the editor I will talk about during this series is called Audacity. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio. So, let's download and install Audacity.


9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

They want to know about free tools that they can use to build their elearning courses. I’m a junky for all of the free stuff online. However, just because an application is free or can do something cool doesn’t mean that it’s really practical. Audacity.

LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Free as in Freedom , September 5, 2009. Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free! - Over 100 Free Handwritten Fonts , September 29, 2009. LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference , September 21, 2009. Two Free Online Conferences , September 21, 2009. Audacity (12). Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface , September 4, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 2009.

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

These are great free and/or cost effective tools for generating images. If you are adding voice overs to your content, use a tool such as Audacity to handle your recordings. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3.

Best Free eLearning Tools of 2010 – eLearningTV, November 17, 2010


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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

These are great free and/or cost effective tools for generating images. If you are adding voice overs to your content, use a tool such as Audacity to handle your recordings. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3.

How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

All it takes is a few simple, cheap, and sometimes free tools and tips. Some of my favorite recording and editing software programs include: Audacity (which is free). We all recognize the sound of poor quality audio when we hear it.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Audacity. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more. Screencast-O-Matic is free for Windows or Mac users. You can add high-quality screen captions and annotations, all for free. Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Online Voice Recorder Online Voice Recorder is an extremely simple Flash-based free tool that allows you to record and save audio. The free tool only allows you to record 30 seconds of audio at a time. Your special knowledge is the “why” that drives our free authoring tools.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Screencast-O-Matic is free for Windows or Mac users. You can add high-quality screen captions and annotations, all for free. Audacity. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more. Screenr is completely free and compatible for Windows and Mac users, with no install!

Free and easy in Luxembourg

Clive on Learning

I was asked to speak to an audience of air traffic control trainers from around Europe about the advantages and disadvantages of open source and free software, a space usually occupied by my colleague Jane Hart.

Open source in corporate learning – The need to take it seriously.

Learning Cafe

In production and development, open source is a philosophy that promotes free redistribution and access to an end product’s design and implementation details. Audacity is an audio editor you can edit, fine tune and change audio recordings.

Podcasting like a pro! (Part 2) – How to edit and publish your podcast recording


First step is to download Audacity & AoA Audio Extractor , and if you would like to use introductory and closing music you can find links to free resources in this post. Step 2: Familiarize yourself with Audacity by visiting any of the following. Audacity Quick Help (should be installed locally, internet version if it isn’t). Audacity Manual (should be installed locally, internet version if it isn’t). Editing sound quality using Audacity.


Online Learning Maker Faire Pre-Session Downloads

Kapp Notes

If you don’t have audio software, you can download Audacity for free and us that software. Audacity. On Wednesday of this week, I am conducting with 6 other folks an exciting event at Online Learning. We are doing a Maker Faire of elearning development.

10 Top Tools to Develop First-Rate Product Demonstration Videos

CommLab India

Record the voice over with your iPhone in an echo-free space. Edit audio with the free audio editing tool Audacity. PowToon is an online business presentation software to create free, cool, animated, PowerPoint videos alternatives.

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eLearning Art and Design Tips: Using GIMPShop Repeatable Textures

eLearning Brothers

Best of all, you can download GIMPshop for free. In future eLearning art and design blog posts, we will do more open source tutorials with GIMPShop, Inkscape, Audacity and other free alternatives.

Media for Learning: Top Tools - New Research Report from The eLearning Guild

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Author makes the development of interactive digital content easy, and the app is free. Top-rated #eLearning Media Tool by Cost = Audacity 85.6% say Lectora is essential for their overall #eLearning Media toolkit 70% report being able to use SnagIt and Audacity effectively within 1 week of use Find out more from the author of the report at Learning Solutions conference in Florida, March 21-23 The eLearning Guild released it's highly anticipated TOP TOOLS report today.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1


On Windows, we suggest you check out Paint.net , a free , lightweight bitmap editor, or Corel PaintShop Pro , a mature and very capable Photoshop alternative that’s been around for over 2 decades. Deciding to embrace eLearning for your employee training has become a no-brainer nowadays.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

Visual Lounge

These tips could also easily be applied in free audio editing software such as Audacity. Here’s Where To Find Good Royalty-Free Music and Sound Effects. Guest Post by Mike Russell, Creative Director at Music Radio Creative.

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A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Audio editing – still no match to Audacity, a free program. I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad. Many people look back and are amazed.

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Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

The list is followed by free open source software that mimics and can even beat – IMO some of its more well known competitors – that you might use when building your WBT. All software below is free. CourseLab - E-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating very nice interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. Audacity. Podcasts are fairly easy for anyone to make and with the free downloadable software, Audacity , it becomes an inexpensive option.

E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

CommLab India

You can exploit free online resources to get the job done economically and explore other means to develop cost-effective e-learning solutions. Opt for free tools. In many cases, free tools can do up to 90% of the work and share many features of commercial tools.